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Experimental and modeling studies of mass transfer in microencapsulated cell systems

Mattheus F. A. Goosen

Department of Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering, College of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, P.O. Box 34, Al-Khod 123, Sultanate of Oman. Fax: +968 515 418 Fax: +968 515 200 E-mail: (Business); (Home)

Trop J Pharm Res, June 2002; 1(1): 3-14

Abstract Full-Text

Gaining a better understanding of mass transfer problems in encapsulated cell systems and in tissue engineering requires both experimental investigations and mathematical modelling. Specific mass transfer studies are reviewed including oxygen transfer in immobilised animal cell culture systems, modelling of electrostatic polymer droplet formation, and growth of plant somatic tissue encapsulated in alginate using electrostatics.
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